MSA Students Earn Predictive Modeling Certificate

The Institute is delighted to report that 29 candidates (76%) of the Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) Class of 2012 successfully earned the SAS Predictive Modeling certificate. Industry standard software tools are an integral part of the MSA learning experience and used extensively by students in their day-to-day work with big data. The Institute’s partnership with the industry leader in business analytics, SAS, provides MSA students with the option of earning professional certifications while completing their degree—and as the numbers show, many do. In addition to the predictive modeling certificate, this year saw all 38 students earn the SAS Base Programmer, and 29-percent earn the SAS Advanced Programmer certification by graduation.